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Pittsburgh Steelers Records

Listed below are Pittsburgh Steelers Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

First Draft Choice: Bill Shakespeare, B, Notre Dame, 1936.

Franchise's Original Name: Pittsburgh Pirates (1933-1939).

First Regular-Season Game: A 23-2 loss to the New York Giants, 9/20/33.

First Regular-Season Touchdown: Martin Kottler returned an interception 96 yards for a touchdown in a 14-13 victory over the Chicago Cardinals, 9/27/33.

First Winning Season: 1942 (7-4).

First Playoff Appearance: A 21-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Eastern Division Playoff game, 12/21/47.

First Super Bowl Appearance: A 16-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IX, 1/12/75.

First Pro Bowl Selections: Joe Geri, HB, Jerry Shipkey, LB, and Bill Walsh C, 1951.

First All-League Selection: Byron "Whizzer" White, HB, 1938.

First Steeler Elected to the Hall of Fame: Art Rooney, Founder/Administrator, 1964.

First to Rush for 200 Yards in a Game: John Henry Johnson, 200 yards vs. the Cleveland Browns, 10/10/64.

First 1,000-Yard Rusher: John Henry Johnson, 1,141 yards (1962).

First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Bobby Layne, 409 yards vs. the Chicago Cardinals, 12/13/58.

Most Yards Rushing, Career: Franco Harris, 11,950 yards (1972-1983).

Most Yards Passing, Career: Terry Bradshaw, 27,989 yards (1970-1983).

Most Receptions, Career: John Stallworth, 537 receptions (1974-1987).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Gary Anderson, 1,343 points (1982-1994).

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